Cajun Tofu

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Jeri Roth Lande

This was inspired by a recent trip to New Orleans. I wanted something vegetarian, but with Cajun taste & this is what I came up with. It's easy enough for a weeknight dinner, but tastes like you've been cooking a while. You can serve it over rice, pasta or, if you want to be really southern, grits.

Top Review by fay hutch

I make something similar, but I add gumbo file to mine. I also sometimes sear okra first, and add it. The key is to cook the tofu separately, get it nice and well done, and then add it in. You have to let it simmer a long time to really get the flavors melded. My hubby is from Louisiana, and I've been veganizing recipes for years. ;)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the first 9 ingredients to make a spice mix. Set aside.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot.
  3. Add onion and saute until starting to brown.
  4. Add garlic and 3 Tbsp of the spice mix.
  5. Stir and cook a couple minutes.
  6. Add pepper and celery and cook a couple more minutes.
  7. Add tomato sauce, bay leaf and tofu.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Bring to a boil and then simmer 10 minute.
  10. Add hot sauce to taste.

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